local elections

Rossendale residents need photo ID to vote at elections in May 

Published on January 16, 2023 at 6:48 pm

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For the first time, residents across the country will need to show photographic ID to vote at this year’s local elections. Rossendale residents are being urged to make sure they are ready to vote on 4 May by checking they have an accepted form of ID.  

Accepted forms of ID include a UK, European Economic Area (EEA) or Commonwealth passport; a UK, EEA or Commonwealth drivers’ licence; and some concessionary travel passes, such as an older person’s bus pass or an Oyster 60+ card.

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Local elections May 2022

Published on February 22, 2022 at 9:21 am

With local elections due to take place on Thursday 5 May, have you ever considered standing as a councillor yourself?  

Rossendale Council comprises 36 elected Councillors representing 14 Wards across the Borough. Councillors are elected to serve a 4 year term with elections covering one third of the seats taking place every year.

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Major campaign launched to encourage voters in England to register ahead of elections in May

Published on March 18, 2016 at 1:35 pm

As a major national advertising campaign is launched across England to encourage voter registration ahead of Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and local elections, Rossendale Council is encouraging local people to visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote to register to vote.

On Thursday 5 May voters in the borough will go to the polls to elect Rossendale Councillors and a Police and Crime Commissioner.

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